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With handshakes and thumbs-ups, Trump-Kim summit begins on feel-good note

The two leaders were seen smiling and holding each other by the arm, before Trump guided Kim to the library where they held a meeting with only their interpreters

Reuters 

US President Donald Trump said he had forged a "good relationship" with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at the start of a historic summit in Singapore on Tuesday, as the two men sought ways to end a nuclear standoff on the Korean peninsula. Should they succeed in making a diplomatic breakthrough, it could bring lasting change to the security landscape of Northeast Asia, like the visit of former US President Richard Nixon to China in 1972 led to the transformation of China. "There will be challenges ahead," Kim said, but he vowed to work with Trump. ...

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First Published: Tue, June 12 2018. 09:10 IST
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